yes sir that's correct. In the ceiling fan box I've tried wiring all black wires together, to include the blue wire from the ceiling fan, all white wires together, & all ground wires together. Issue is- when the wall switch is on everything works great. As soon as the wall switch is turned off it pops the circuit breaker & all power to that room is lost. It will only allow me to reset the breaker when the wall switch is turned back on.
Ok, just spliced wires as you suggested (triple checked all connections) & everything works except for ceiling fan.
This is what I currently have:
Junction box in attic with circuit breaker wire set, a wire set coming from light in attic, & an added wire set to get power to ceiling fan box. All black wires (including 1 red wire) are wired together, all white wires are together, & all ground wires are together. Ceiling fan box is wired as you previously suggested. Please advise.
neither one is currently working
ok just checked, yes I have 120v between white & black on the constant wire in the fan box
Lol! Yes I did! Both of them. :)
I'm just a bit perplexed as to why the circuit breaker keeps popping when the switch is turned off - when all black wires + blue wire are wired together, all white wires & all ground wires are wired together respectively..I thought for sure that would work, but no... weird thing is it will only allow me to reset when switch is turned back on...
should I just maybe take the added wire out?
The added wire coming from junction box to give power to ceiling fan box...
The junction box was added to limit the amount of wires in ceiling fan box..
I was just thinking though, what would happen if I wired the white (constant power) to black & blue fan wires?
Yep, fan & light both work wired that way...
just disconnected all wires in fan box & wired as you've suggested ...still doesn't work
in fan box are 3 wire sets- one set constant from junction box (black, white, ground)... verified with meter; one set from switch (black, white, ground); & one set from fan (black, blue, white, ground)...
I'm now wondering if I should isolate the red wire (coming from the circuit breaker wire set) in the junction box... isn't that like having multiple circuits wired together, with the red wire wired together with all of the black wires? I'm thinking perhaps too much power in that junction box & that's what's popping the circuit when I turn off the switch... what are your thoughts on this?
switch wire goes directly to fan box... 1 white wire, 1 black wire, 1 ground wire... switch wire controlled previous single light fixture with no problems
yep, pull chains both work...